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Stand up to Cancer: TV stars backing Warwick scientists' incredible cancer breakthrough

Two virtual reality videos have been released for this month's Stand Up To Cancer event which showcase research from the University of Warwick and are narrated by actress Olivia Colman and Stephen Fry.

Scientists at Warwick University have discovered an incredible new way of administering chemotherapy drugs which is more effective and safer for the patient.

Stand Up To Cancer is a joint fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4, which aims to accelerate ground-breaking research, like that being done in Coventry, in order to save lives.

Wed 24 Oct 2018, 11:22 | Tags: PolymerChem

Welcome to Honorary Professorial Fellow Ezat Khoshdel

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We are pleased to announce Ezat Khoshdel has been appointed as an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the department. Ezat has been a long-standing collaborator with the department with multiple projects over 25 years. Ezat has recently retired from Unilever where he was the inventor of over 150 patents, the largest number of any Unilever employee. Ezat will be more than happy to discuss ideas and work across the department and add to our impact activities. Ezat can be contacted on E.Khoshdel@warwick.ac.uk and will next be in the department on October 11th when he gives a lecture to our new Polymer MSc cohort.

Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:59 | Tags: PolymerChem people

Nature’s antifreeze inspires revolutionary technique

The survival mechanisms of polar fish have led researchers in Chemistry and Warwick Medical School to develop a revolutionary approach to ‘freeze’ bacteria, with potential applications within the food industry, organ transportation and medicine - as well as in laboratory research.

Wed 18 Jul 2018, 15:08

Biodegradable plastic could be on the horizon

Environmentally friendly plastic packaging could be in the shops in future, thanks to research undertaken by Professor Tim Bugg's group.

Mon 16 Jul 2018, 07:59

Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence

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Congratulations to the two members of the Chemistry department who were winners of WATE awards. From the staff, Russ Kitson; and from the PhD student body, Nat Das Neves Rodrigues (From Vas Stavros' group). Read the interview with Russ Kitson here.

These awards were established to recognise the commitment, dedication and innovation of our academic staff - and also our more junior colleagues from the PhD student body - in supporting learning and teaching in the department.

Congratulations to you both!

Wed 04 Jul 2018, 13:10

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